Book Mountain, A Pyramid-Shaped Super Library in the Netherlands

Book Mountain Dutch super library by MVRDV

Nicknamed “Book Mountain” by its designers at Dutch architecture firm MVRDV, the new 100,000 square foot public library in Spijkenisse, Netherlands is an 85 foot tall glass pyramid housing a spiraling arrangement of bookcases within. Visitors to the library can peruse more than 10,000 feet of shelves and enjoy a bit of reading at a café/reading room at the top of the pyramid.

Book Mountain Dutch super library by MVRDV

Book Mountain Dutch super library by MVRDV

Book Mountain Dutch super library by MVRDV

via designboom

photos by Jeroen Musch

Written by EDW Lynch

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